Other Names (also known as):
The village was officially registered in 1882 with 9 lots by Charles Gildersleave.
While this place name is no longer considered official it saw a resurgence as a cottage destination in the 1960s.
This village is set on the shores of the Rideau Waterway a Unesco World Heritage Site. Remnants of the town exists including original foundations for a Methodist Church and School. The town developed as a result of the building of the canal system from Ottawa to Kingston as trade route for mining phosphate and mica. And for the lumber and cheese industries. A Cheese factory was here as well as a steam powered mill.
Source(s) of Information:
Climbing your Family Tree?
Learn more about the genealogical resources available for this place by visiting the Geographic County page
* Geographic location will help you locate the area needed for genealogical research.
Municipal location will help you locate the place as it is today (if it still exists), but will be useless if you're trying to find the place as it was located more than ten, twenty, or thirty years ago.
As this site is designed for genealogists our emphasis is on geographic & former locations.